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Sep 23, 2011 8:00pm EDT
and there for the taking for governor christie. governor christie appeared yesterday with indiana republican governor mitch daniels at ryding university. both governors disappointed their fans when they announced earlier this year they definitely will not run for president. christie offered his thoughts on why republicans still want him to run. >> i think what the country is thirsty for more than anything else right now is someone of stature and credibility to look them in the eye and tell them that. and say, here's what i want us to go to deal with this crisis. and the fact that nobody, yet, who's running for president, in my view, has done that effectively is why you continue to hear people ask daniels if he'll reconsider and ask me if i'll reconsider. >> joining me now, "washington post" columnist and msnbc analyst, eugene robinson. thanks for joining me tonight, gene. >> great to be here, lawrence. >> gene, as you know, opinions are in about this republican debate. the "new york post" today on perry says awful, just awful. after the first half hour he seemed unable to speak a coherent sentence even whe
MSNBC
Sep 22, 2011 5:00pm PDT
's got a lot of flexibility there. he could lose florida. he could lose indiana. don't think people know that's in play. he could lose north carolina, virginia. he'd still get past 270 electoral votes. >> where are the areas in florida where you think the president could gain ground? certainly in the polling we were looking at in florida about rick perry, for example, and the social security issues, it looks like the president -- certainly if rick perry's the nominee would be able to gain ground on the social security issue in florida. is there anything else he could do there? >> you know, elections in florida really are won in the middle. and it's the i-4 corridor from st. petersburg to daytona, which is really the swing voter area of florida. and that's really where obama's in trouble. those approval ratings among independent and swing voters are just as bad as they are among overall. so he's got a lot of work to do in that range. there's sort of a myth from 2008 that he won with a really hyped-up base and an excited base. he really won because he won independents. he won independents
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